Pristine ’50s home for sale leads this week’s most-read Dallas stories

Publisher’s Note: A lot has happened this week so here is your chance to be caught up with. Read on for the week’s most popular headlines.

1. The Northeast Dallas home for sale is a pristine time capsule from the 1950s. It’s getting harder and harder to find older homes for sale in Dallas that have not been renovated or turned over – especially those that are in as pristine condition as this beautiful 1950s home in Erhard Dr. 11076 in the northeastern borough of Saint Andrews Addition Dallas. Located across from the Dallas Athletic Club, it is a three bedroom, two bathroom home on nearly half an acre property that Thomae Realty calls the “Gem”.

2. The major Dallas freeway closure will be canceled a week after Valentine’s Day. If you are planning on driving anywhere on I-635 by the end of next week, there are some important road works to be noted. A partial demo of the Forest Lane and Abrams Road bridges over I-635, originally scheduled for Valentine’s Day weekend, has been postponed to Saturday, February 20th. The work will bring all of the associated closings for the bridge demonstration together into one hell of an evening starting on February 8, Saturday through Saturday lunchtime.

3. Black residents do best in this diverse suburb of Dallas, studies show. Grand Prairie is the best US city for black Americans in at least one way. In a study published February 5 in conjunction with Black History Month, the personal finance website SmartAsset ranked Grand Prairie in association with Virginia Beach, Virginia, as the place where black Americans do best economically.

4. Two farmers’ markets will open in East Dallas for the spring 2021 season. It’s slated to drop below freezing this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth, but don’t let that stop you from celebrating the return of Good Local Markets, the farmer’s market organization that launches every weekend in two locations in East Dallas. The market will be located at the Lakewood Village Farmers Market at 6434 E. Mockingbird Ln. on February 14th. White Rock Local Market at 9150 Garland Rd. Will return on March 13th.

5. Where to Eat Now in Dallas: 12 Places to Get Fantastic Desserts. Eat healthy in January. Treat yourself to desserts in February. The backdrop for this enjoyment is Valentine’s Day. This month’s places are all desserts, but there are plenty of choices including bakeries, cafes, a cake shop, and even a cottage baker serving vegan Filipino treats. If you can’t find anything you like on this list, then you might not like dessert.

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